Jack Bulwer

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House Bulwer.svgJack BulwerNight's Watch.svg
Alias Black Jack Bulwer
Title First Ranger
Culture Reach
Born Blackcrown[1]
Died 300 AC
beyond the Wall

Jack Bulwer, known as Black Jack Bulwer, is a ranger of the Night's Watch. He is originally from House Bulwer in the Reach.

Recent Events

A Storm of Swords

Black Jack defends the Wall during the battle beneath the Wall.[2]

A Feast for Crows

Black Jack leads the rangers sent to escort Samwell Tarly, Maester Aemon, and Gilly to Eastwatch-by-the-Sea.[3]

A Dance with Dragons

At some point, Black Jack is appointed First Ranger.[4] He leads Samwell's escort to Eastwatch, commanding a dozen mounted rangers and two wayns.[5]

Lord Commander Jon Snow appoints Black Jack as the leader of one of three groups of three rangers sent ranging. His group includes Garth Greyfeather and Hairy Hal. Melisandre warns Jon soon after their departure that in her visions she has seen three of the nine rangers return eyeless, weeping blood.[6]

Black Jack's group is later caught and killed by the wildling known as the Weeper. Their heads are cut off with their eyes plucked out, and are impaled on spears north of Castle Black in the middle of the night. Jon orders the spears to be removed and their heads to be burned to the bone.[7]


Preceded by First Ranger
300 AC
Served under: Jon Snow